Reflecting on the effects of violence

 Every year, the Philadelphia Coalition for Victim Advocacy holds a candle lighting to honor victims and survivors of crime in the Philadelphia area. This year the PCVA felt it especially important to incorporate a youth portion to the event. PCVA, Victim Witness Services of South Philadelphia (VWSSP), Asians American United (AAU), and youth from ScienceContinue reading “Reflecting on the effects of violence”

Sadie Sprague-Lott: Students hurt when District rolls over on college support

  As my 11th grade year is coming to a close the constant question of where I am looking at colleges and what I am thinking of doing after high school seems to some how make its way into every conversation.  This is also been a constant question in my mind as well. I justContinue reading “Sadie Sprague-Lott: Students hurt when District rolls over on college support”

A Student’s Voice Joins the Movement

Hi, my name is Sadie Sprague-Lott and I am a junior at Science Leadership Academy (SLA) and an intern for Parents United for Public Education. When I was looking for an internship this year it was very important that it was something that really meant something to me. I first met Helen through my momContinue reading “A Student’s Voice Joins the Movement”